Category Archives: Life

Everything in life is a dance

One may dance alone,or take a partner.Someone leads,the other follows.Roles may be reversed,or they may not. If the partners are attuned and attentive,the dance flows with harmony;otherwise cacophony may take place. At times the dance is a Waltz,at times it … Continue reading

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Falling In and Out of Love

When we fall in love, we typically do not yet really know the subject matter of our love. We may fall in love with a person, a place, a job, a pet, and even an inanimate object.Falling in love, says … Continue reading

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Turning Anger into Compassion

When I was recently wronged by a close friend, hurt by her words and actions, I felt anger rising within me. I didn’t like this feeling, and I was looking into a different approach. As emotions are energy in motion, … Continue reading

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What is God?

No one really knows what God is. We have ideas, beliefs, and convictions. But no one can provide solid proof that their experience is the only real one.For me, God is unknown, but its expression is love and compassion, kindness … Continue reading

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No Need To Be Right

Years ago, there was a campaign in Israel against road-rage, with the slogan, “On the road, don’t be just, be wise.” I find that, over the years, I care less about being just. To be righteous is an uphill battle. … Continue reading

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Light and Darkness

In the field I’m involved with, namely spirituality and healing, the terms light and darkness are often used. “I work in the light,” “Lightworker,” “May you find your way to the light.”And then there’s… “He’s surrounded by darkness,” “She is … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned on the Road to Building a Community

I was recently tasked with building a spiritual community. Creating such an environment, I quickly realized, is very different than setting up a company. With a company, there is an expected structure and hierarchy. With a community, where involvement is … Continue reading

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When Life Sucks

Let’s face it – some days life just sucks. During such times, I wish I had a button to skip that day, or just click fast-forward. Suck days include instances of receiving bad news, of facing conflicts, of experiencing challenging … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Coming Back to Playing My Guitar

I love music; both listening and playing. I started playing guitar in my teens, but was not persistent, and ended up dropping it over the past twenty plus years. When I decided to go back to playing guitar, I knew … Continue reading

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The Upside of Good Deeds

Is there an individual soul, a grain that is carried through endless time, which is me, each one of us; that is reincarnated time and again, preserving some essence? Or is the breath of life we receive when we are … Continue reading

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